Posted by Melissa Meunier on Tue, September 21, 2021

President Biden’s September 9 announcement of a national vaccination mandate took the country by surprise. While many uncertainties exist and legal challenges are inevitable, all organizations with 100 or more employees need to begin preparing for how they will comply. Preparing for the Vaccine Mandate provides an overview of the steps your organization needs to consider to avoid confusion and disruption on your road to recovery from the pandemic.

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Mon, August 30, 2021

The Trendicators research division of Engage2Excel is proud to present a Book Review of The Employee-Centric Manager, by Dr. Jack Wiley, our chief scientific officer. Few variables have greater influence over employee performance and retention than the relationship between employees and their immediate supervisor. And this relationship matters now more than ever.

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Posted by Frank Speer on Thu, August 19, 2021

We have all heard about, experienced, or participated in "The Great Resignation of 2021." The numbers are staggering. According to the recent Microsoft Work Trend Index 2021, 41% of the workforce is considering moving employers. In our recent Job Seekers Mindset report, 58% of survey respondents say they are highly likely or likely to work for a new employer within the next 6 months.

Turnover itself is not a new topic of discussion. For years, organizations have considered its impact. And, for some, they accept it as a reality of their business and only look to manage it. Others have instigated it with a forced reduction in the workforce (pre-covid) to control costs. Leading companies have developed and executed initiatives around recruiting, training, managerial development, employee surveys and recognition & engagement to reduce turnover. All organizations must embrace a new strategic direction as the impacted costs will be severe, especially since this is now employee driven.

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Posted by Roy Saunderson on Thu, August 12, 2021

Our hope is that your organization has the leadership and engagement of senior leaders, managers and staff to drive recognition practices and programs. But the reality is not every organization is fortunate to have a strong team that helps initiatives or programs move forward and progress in innovative ways.

It’s important to note that when I refer to leadership, it’s not about a title. A leader is someone who can take the lead in something like employee recognition and then show others how to follow.

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